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Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Strategy - Power & Utilities - Manager/Director

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US Strategy and Transactions - EY-Parthenon - Strategy- Director – Power and Utilities

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As aDirectorwithinEY-Parthenon you will help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high impact projects.  The EY-Parthenonsub-service line comprises three competencies:  Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy.  EY-Parthenon Strategyis a leading advisory organization focused on strategy consulting. We are committed to combining our unconventional thinking with our clients’ smarts to deliver actionable strategies.


The opportunity


In today’s complex business landscape, creativity has become a necessary ingredient for sustained success.EY-ParthenonStrategyhas an ideal balance of strengths – deep and concentrated skills with broad executional capabilities, intimate client relationships with large networks of support, and proven processes along with a progressive spirit to unlock opportunity for our clients. We strive to amplify the impact of our strategies and makeEY-ParthenonStrategythe global advisor of choice for business leaders.You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities


Your key responsibilities


Directorsare responsible for leading workstreams and engagements, translating client needs into project tasks and deliverables,manage day-to-day problem-solving and team analytical activities, and serve as key liaisons between consulting team members,EY-ParthenonSenior Directorsand Partners, and our clients. 

Our teams work on a variety of client issues. The range of assignments includes developing long-term strategies for organizations, evaluating the potential acquisition of businesses, improving educational achievement outcomes, developing new marketing channel strategies, reducing operating costs, and evaluating new business ventures.


Skills and attributes for success

·  Develop business strategies using tools such as market analysis, customer research, macroeconomic forecasting, and portfolio optimization.
·  Review transaction rationale and/or deal documents to identify critical business issues and risks relating to a proposed transaction.
·  Manage and motivate workstreams and teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.
·  Develop, manage and mentor junior team members at the Associate, Senior Associate, and Consultant levels.


To qualify for the role you must have

·  Abachelor's degree with outstanding academic performance and at least 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience
·  A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with gas, electric or water utilities in a leadership role, either as a management consultant or as an employee, with knowledge and experience across the utility value chain
·  Previous management consulting experience
·  Experience managing business strategy projects in complex environments
·  Ability to make detailed assessments of industry,products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities
·  Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage change
·  Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in a professional environment
·  Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
·  Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills
·  Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary (approximately 3-4 days a week)


Ideally, you’ll also have

·  AnMBA with two years of related work experience or graduate degree with at least three years of related work experience, with a particular focus on client advisory or strategic planning within a professional services environment.

What we look for


We are looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.


What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of18 daysofpaid time offplus12observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

·  Supportand coaching from some of the most engagingcolleaguesin theindustry
·  Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
·  The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services,we hire and developthemost passionate people in their fieldtohelpbuild a better working world.Thisstarts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.So that wheneveryou join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.


EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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